One of the most important tools that you must have whenever you have to deal with file retrieval is a data recovery app. These kinds of apps are designed to help you recover lost files or those that have been accidentally deleted on your PC. It can even help you recover important files that were accidentally deleted or formatted within your storage device or hard drive.

Below are some useful data recovery apps that you can use on your Windows 10 computer. There is one that will perfectly suit your data recovery needs.


Recuva is a free data recovery tool and is considered the best one around. You can use this software if you need to recover files from hard drives, DVD, CDs, memory cards, external drives, and iPods.

Searching for files can be targeted to a specific location or all the present drives in your system. It also allows you to filter the search based on file type. The search results also display the condition of the file. You can preview, read the information and take a peek at the file’s header.

This data recovery app is very easy and straightforward to use. You can download it easily since it has a small file size. You have an option to choose between the installable and portable versions of Recuva, whichever is convenient for you.

It also offers both wizard and advanced options to fit everyone’s needs and preference. Recuva supports Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP and other older versions of Windows. A 64-bit version of this tool is also available for download.

Wise Data Recovery

Wise Data Recovery is a recovery tool that is also very simple and quick to install and use. This program is built to recover files from various USB devices and other removable devices. There is an advanced search function to make it easy to locate deleted files that Wise Data Recovery has found. It can search for different file types, simultaneously. The Recoverability shows the probability to recover a file.

Wise Data Recovery both has installable and portable version available to Windows XP through Windows 10 both in 32-bit and 64-bit. This software can undelete files from internal and external hard drives, MP3 players, cameras, USB devices, and so on.

Glary Undelete

This is a highly-recommended tool especially for first time users because of its clean and user-friendly interface. Glary Undelete utilizes a simple file type and folder views which makes it easy to locate the specific file you would like to recover, instead of having a long unorganized list like in other programs. It can recover files from hard drives and other removable media including memory cards, USB drives, etc. Aside from that, the tool also has multiple filter options such as date, time, file type, file size, etc., to narrow down search results. It supports multiple languages and shows recovery status with the scan result.

You can get this data recovery tool for free. It is compatible with various versions of Windows including Windows 10.

Disk Drill

If you are looking for a data recovery application that has a sophisticated interface, Disk Drill is an excellent choice for you. It has a very simple design that is both functional and well put together.

You can pause scan progress and resume them later. It can perform partition recovery, drive backup, quick scan, and save scan results to import at a later time to recover the files. It allows you to preview image files before recovering it.

Disk Drill can display all storage on your computer including unallocated space. It displays discovered files in categories: All files, Pictures, Video, Documents, and Archive. You can filter search results by file type and date.

It supports Windows XP through Windows 10, as well as macOS. Disk Drill can recover data up to 500 MB, in the free version, from virtually any storage device such as hard drives, USB devices, memory cards and iPods.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

With its user interface similar with that of Windows Explorer, the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard makes it easy for users to use and navigate it. This tool allows data recovery service for hard drives, optical drives, memory cards, iOS devices and any storage device that Windows can detect. It can also perform a partition recovery.

Scan results can be saved and reused at a later time, so you there’s no need to run the scan again to recover files later on. You can sort search results by filename, date and file type. You can also preview the file before you decide to restore it.

The EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is compatible with Windows 10, including Mac. Its free version has an allowable limit of 500MB recoverable data before you need to upgrade to its premium version.

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This entry was posted by Staff Writer on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 4:45:13 AM and is filed under Sweet Tech.

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